Failing to summit Mt. Denali (20,310 ft) taught me this about life

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In July 2017 when I was 26, I embarked on a once in a lifetime expedition to climb Denali in Alaska at 20,310 ft (6,190 m). Denali is the highest peak in North America and one of the 7 summits. The expedition takes 3 weeks and you have to carry a 75 lb. pack while pulling an 80 lb. sled. Due to a blizzard in our last week, the guides ordered my team to turn around. Had we…

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